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Odisha  Chief Minister inaugurated the first-of-its-kind vintage and classic car exhibition

Bhubaneswar:10/12/23: Odisha  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the first Odisha Concours D’ Elegance, the first-of-its-kind vintage and classic car exhibition, at the Biju Patnaik Playground in Baramunda here on Saturday.

The event features over 50 vintage cars from different states like Kolkata, Delhi, Maharashtra, Chennai, and Bangalore.

The Chief Minister has appreciated the organizers for their initiative in preserving and showcasing the heritage associated with vintage and classic automobiles.

He expressed his happiness at the diverse collection on display and emphasized the importance of such events in fostering a deeper appreciation for our automobile legacy.

The cars displayed at the exhibition include a 1886 replica of the Benz Moterwagen, Rolls Royce 20/25 of 1934, A Bugatti T$$ GRAND PRIX of 1929 , FORD v of 1932 , MOON 6-42 of 1920 , Cadillac coupe of 1947 , JAGUAR MK 2 SALOON OF 1962 and many more classics.

The event is organised with support of Odisha Tourism ‘Odisha-India’s Best kept Secret’, in association with HMCI, EIMG, VCCCI, HCAI, KVCCC and sponsored by Falcon, DN Group, Khimji, LYFE Hotel, WGH and MGM Minerals Limited, as per reports.

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